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BDP launches Indian JV to offer project services

March 10 - US-based logistics operator BDP International (BDP) has established an Indian joint venture company which will target India's expanding chemicals, life-sciences, healthcare, retail, telecom and manufacturing industries.

The new subsidiary company - BDP Global Logistics (India) Private Limited - is a joint venture between BDP and local logistics company Unique Global Logistics Private Limited (UGL) with BDP as the majority partner. The new company will be headquartered in Mumbai with a presence in all major cities in India.

Richard Bolte, BDP president and CEO said: "As more of the world's largest manufacturers and retailers establish operations in India, BDP sees an opportunity to contribute to the growing need for specialised logistics services. India is a key focus for BDP over the next decade as the nation emerges as a true economic powerhouse."

India-based UGL has an established reputation for providing quality logistics services to some of India's most respected companies. The company has strong expertise in the energy sector including oil and gas.

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Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
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Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
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DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
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ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
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